Muriel A. Lessard of Winthrop St., Winthrop passed away at the Eastpointe Rehabilitation and Nursing Skills Center in Chelsea on March 29, 2018. She was 90 years old. Born in Boston she was the beloved daughter of the late Frances (Belcher) and Christian Fredericks. A life long resident of Winthrop she worked as a secretary at the St. John the Evangelist Parochial School. She was also a member of the Winthrop Catholic Women's Club and the St. John Mother's Club.
She was the devoted wife of Ernest Lessard and the loving mother of David Lessard and his wife Karen of Winthrop, Mary McGrail and her husband Charles of Winthrop, Richard Lessard and his wife Jane of Andover, Kathryn Dixon of Winthrop, Nancy Feeley and her husband Patrick of Winthrop, Linda Sirois and her husband Mark of Ipswich and Donna Farland and her husband Chester of Derry, New Hampshire. Dear sister of Louise Weinhold of New Hampshire and the late Christian Fredericks, Dorothy Bachini and William Fredericks. Also survived by 24 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow the mass in Winthrop Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston MA 02215 or go to www.joslin.org.